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Definition of "unnecessary" []

  • Not necessary; needless. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unnecessary" in a sentence
  • "Please refrain from using the term unnecessary booze."
  • "Both organizations use the Israeli Supreme Court as venue for attempting to bring about home demolitions in Judea and Samaria communities and for attempts to indict Israeli civilians and soldiers for what they term unnecessary violence in the face of perceived terrorist threats."
  • "A few months before Kenny's cancer diagnosis, we were arguing about what I called unnecessary spending."